Book TV Schedule

Week of September 17 through September 24

All times and durations are subject to change

Saturday, September 19
8:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Rick Tyler, "Still Right"MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle ... MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle today's political issues. This was a virtual event hosted by Gibson's bookstore in Concord, New Hampshire. 8:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.Former Rep. Katie Hill D-CA, "She Will Rise"Former Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) recounted the events that led to her resignation from ... Former Representative Katie Hill (D-CA) recounted the events that led to her resignation from Congress. This virtual event was hosted by the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco. 10:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, "My Own Words"Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke ... Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recounted her life and time on the High Court. She spoke at the 19th annual National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
11:00 AM EDTApprox. 46 min.Carter Page, "Abuse and Power"Carter Page, former foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, ... Carter Page, former foreign policy advisor for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, discussed how he was investigated by the FBI and Justice Department. This virtual program was hosted by Regnery publishing. 11:46 AM EDTApprox. 4 min.What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV 11:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Jean Guerrero, "Hatemonger"Investigative journalist Jean Guererro reported on the life, career, and influence of Stephen ... Investigative journalist Jean Guererro reported on the life, career, and influence of Stephen Miller, senior advisor for policy to President Donald Trump. This virtual event was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
1:00 PM EDTApprox. 50 min.Gov. Larry Hogan R-MD, "Still Standing"Republican Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland spoke about his life and career. This virtual event ... Republican Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland spoke about his life and career. This virtual event was hosted by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. 1:50 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Adam Rutherford, "How to Argue With a Racist"Science writer Adam Rutherford offered his thoughts on how science refutes racial stereotypes and ... Science writer Adam Rutherford offered his thoughts on how science refutes racial stereotypes and myths. This virtual event was hosted by Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 3:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 1 min.Discussion on Diversity in the Publishing IndustryLisa Lucas (Pantheon & Schocken Books), Erroll McDonald (Knopf Doubleday), Nicole Dennis-Benn ... Lisa Lucas (Pantheon & Schocken Books), Erroll McDonald (Knopf Doubleday), Nicole Dennis-Benn (author), Regina Brooks (Serendipity Literary Agency), and Adrienne Brodeur (Aspen Words) talked about the consequences of having a lack of racial diversity in the book publishing world and suggested ways to make the industry more inclusive. This virtual event was hosted by the Aspen Institute.
4:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Mike Gonzalez, The Plot to Change America"Heritage Foundation senior fellow Mike Gonzalez argued that identity politics is dividing America. ... Heritage Foundation senior fellow Mike Gonzalez argued that identity politics is dividing America. This virtual event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. 5:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 15 min.Chasten Buttigieg, "I Have Something to Tell You"Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, discussed ... Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, discussed his experience growing up gay. This virtual event was sponsored by the Sixth & I historic synagogue in Washington, D.C 6:15 PM EDTApprox. 46 min.Judy Gold, "Yes, I Can Say This"Comedian Judy Gold offered her thoughts on free speech and censorship. This was a virtual event ... Comedian Judy Gold offered her thoughts on free speech and censorship. This was a virtual event hosted by Newsday Live Authors Series in New York.
7:01 PM EDTApprox. 31 min.Washington Journal Rob Smith, "Always a Soldier"Author Rob Smith discussed campaign 2020 and the role of military voters and young people. Author Rob Smith discussed campaign 2020 and the role of military voters and young people. 7:32 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Martha Jones, "Vanguard"Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win ... Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win their right to vote. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 8:31 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Robert Zoellick, "America in the World"Former World Bank president and U.S. government official Robert Zoellick talked about the history ... Former World Bank president and U.S. government official Robert Zoellick talked about the history of U.S. diplomacy. This was a virtual event hosted by the McCain Institute at Arizona State University.
9:31 PM EDTApprox. 30 min.The Communicators Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer, "No Rules Rules"Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture ... Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture behind one of the largest tech companies in the world. 10:01 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.After Words Sen. Chris Murphy D-CT, "The Violence Inside Us"Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history ... Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history and the role they play in society today. He was interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow. 10:56 PM EDTApprox. 5 min.What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV
11:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.James Copland, "The Unelected"Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected agency officials. This virtual event was sponsored by the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Sunday, September 20
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Michael Schmidt, "Donald Trump vs. The United States"Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt chronicled the investigations ... Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times correspondent Michael Schmidt chronicled the investigations into the Trump presidency and the key officials involved. This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, DC. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Sonia Shah, "The Next Great Migration"Sonia Shah looked at the science and history of migration in plants, animals, and humans and ... Sonia Shah looked at the science and history of migration in plants, animals, and humans and argued that it is a biological imperative that should be embraced around the world today. 1:55 AM EDTApprox. 5 min.What Are You Reading with Rep. Rick Larsen D-WA
2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Steve Olson, "The Apocalypse Factory"Steve Olson provided a history of the Hanford Nuclear Power Plant that was constructed in eastern ... Steve Olson provided a history of the Hanford Nuclear Power Plant that was constructed in eastern Washington State in 1943 and manufactured the plutonium for the bomb that was dropped on Nagasaki. This was a virtual event hosted by Town Hall Seattle. 3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lesley Blume, "Fallout"Investigative journalist Lesley Blume recounted the efforts by New Yorker writer John Hershey to ... Investigative journalist Lesley Blume recounted the efforts by New Yorker writer John Hershey to report on the fatal impact, both short-term and long-term, of the American bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. This was a virtual event hosted by the Brooklyn Historical Society. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Susan Hough, "The Great Quake Debate"Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and ... Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and scientist Robert Hill and their debate of whether southern California was partial to earthquakes during western migration in the early 20th century. This was a virtual event hosted by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California.
5:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Michael Auslin, "Asia's New Geopolitics"Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin talked about the geopolitical rivalry between countries ... Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin talked about the geopolitical rivalry between countries in the Indo-Pacific region of the world (China, Japan, India, North Korea). 6:10 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 37 min.Joshua Myers, "We Are Worth Fighting For"Howard University Afro-American Studies professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 ... Howard University Afro-American Studies professor Joshua Myers provided a history of the 1989 Howard University student protest, which closed the operations of the school for 3 days in opposition to the appointment of Republican strategist Lee Atwater to the Board of Trustees. This was a virtual event hosted by Howard University's Department of Afro-American Studies. 7:47 AM EDTApprox. 3 min.What Are You Reading with Sen. Shelley Moore Capito R-WV
7:50 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 10 min.Susan Eisenhower, "How Ike Led"Susan Eisenhower examined her grandfather Dwight Eisenhower's leadership style and the important ... Susan Eisenhower examined her grandfather Dwight Eisenhower's leadership style and the important decisions he made during his presidency. This was a virtual event hosted by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 9:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Lisa Selin Davis, "Tomboy"Journalist Lisa Selin Davis offered her thoughts on gender categories. This virtual event was ... Journalist Lisa Selin Davis offered her thoughts on gender categories. This virtual event was hosted by Northshire Bookstore in Manchester Center, Vermont. 10:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Bill Hayes, "How We Live Now"Writer and photographer Bill Hayes chronicled stories from New York City neighborhoods during the ... Writer and photographer Bill Hayes chronicled stories from New York City neighborhoods during the coronavirus pandemic. This virtual program was hosted by Powerhouse Arena in New York City.
11:00 AM EDTApprox. 30 min.The Communicators Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer, "No Rules Rules"Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture ... Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and Erin Meyer discussed the unorthodox workplace culture behind one of the largest tech companies in the world. 11:30 AM EDTApprox. 31 min.Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan, "Trump on Trial"Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan discussed the investigation, ... Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan discussed the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Trump. This virtual event was hosted by the Washington Post Live. 12:01 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.After Words Sarah Huckabee Sanders, "Speaking for Myself"Sarah Huckabee Sanders reflected on her life and her time serving as the White House Press ... Sarah Huckabee Sanders reflected on her life and her time serving as the White House Press Secretary for the Trump administration. She was interviewed by Bloomberg News White House reporter Jennifer Jacobs.
1:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 20 min.Brian Stelter, "Hoax"CNN Worldwide chief media correspondent Brian Stelter offered his thoughts on the relationship ... CNN Worldwide chief media correspondent Brian Stelter offered his thoughts on the relationship between President Trump and Fox News. This virtual program was sponsored by Live Talk Los Angeles. 2:20 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 4 min.Christopher Haugh & Jordan Blashek, "Union"Jordan Blashek, a veteran and Republican, and Christopher Haugh, a Democrat and former State ... Jordan Blashek, a veteran and Republican, and Christopher Haugh, a Democrat and former State Department speechwriter, spoke about their road trip across America to find commonality. This virtual event was hosted by Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena, California. 3:24 PM EDTApprox. 7 min.What Are You Reading with Rep. Rick Larsen D-WA
3:31 PM EDTApprox. 59 min.Suzanne Nossel, "Dare to Speak"PEN America CEO and President Suzanne Nossel offered her thoughts on censoring of free speech. ... PEN America CEO and President Suzanne Nossel offered her thoughts on censoring of free speech. This virtual event was sponsored by Magic City Books in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 4:30 PM EDTApprox. 55 min.Rick Tyler, "Still Right"MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle ... MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler made his case for how conservative principles can tackle today's political issues. This was a virtual event hosted by Gibson's bookstore in Concord, New Hampshire. 5:25 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 35 min.Lawrence Rosenthal, "Empire of Resentment"UC Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Chair Lawrence Rosenthal chronicled the history of the ... UC Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies Chair Lawrence Rosenthal chronicled the history of the Alt Right and its role in politics today. This virtual event was sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UC Berkeley.
7:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.LIVE Bob Woodward, "Rage"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discusses President Trump's national and foreign ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discusses President Trump's national and foreign policy decisions. 8:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.James Copland, "The Unelected"Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected ... Manhattan Institute senior fellow James Copland argued that America is governed by nonelected agency officials. This virtual event was sponsored by the John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, North Carolina. 9:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sen. Chris Murphy D-CT, "The Violence Inside Us"Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history ... Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history and the role they play in society today. He was interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow.
10:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Martha Jones, "Vanguard"Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win ... Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones explored the efforts by black women to win their right to vote. This was a virtual event hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 11:00 PM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Scott Anderson, "The Quiet Americans"Scott Anderson looked at the early years of the Cold War as the CIA worked to counter the efforts ... Scott Anderson looked at the early years of the Cold War as the CIA worked to counter the efforts of the KGB. This was a virtual event hosted by Left Bank Books in St. Louis.
Monday, September 21
12:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sen. Chris Murphy D-CT, "The Violence Inside Us"Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history ... Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history and the role they play in society today. He was interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow. 1:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Bob Woodward, "Rage"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discussed President Trump's national and foreign ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discussed President Trump's national and foreign policy decisions. This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. 2:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Washington Journal Armstrong Williams, "What Black and White America Must Do Now"Author and commentator Armstrong Williams talked about his book, "What Black and White America ... Author and commentator Armstrong Williams talked about his book, "What Black and White America Must Do Now: A Prescription to Move Beyond Race."
3:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.After Words Sen. Chris Murphy D-CT, "The Violence Inside Us"Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history ... Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) looked at the origins of violence and firearms in America's history and the role they play in society today. He was interviewed by Thomas Abt, author and Council on Criminal Justice senior fellow. 4:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Authors on ChinaAuthors Michael Pillsbury ("The Hundred-Year Marathon"), Robert Spalding ("Stealth War"), and Bill ... Authors Michael Pillsbury ("The Hundred-Year Marathon"), Robert Spalding ("Stealth War"), and Bill Gertz ("Deceiving the Sky") talked about China and U.S.-China relations. 5:00 AM EDTApprox. 55 min.Morgan Jerkins, "Wandering in Strange Lands"Author and journalist Morgan Jerkins looked at her family history through the lens of the Great ... Author and journalist Morgan Jerkins looked at her family history through the lens of the Great Migration, when 6 million black Americans left the South from 1916 to 1970. This was a virtual event hosted by the Strand Bookstore in New York City.
5:55 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr. 5 min.William Davidow & Michael Malone, "The Autonomous Revolution"Authors William Davidow & Michael Malone discussed the impact of the rise of artificial ... Authors William Davidow & Michael Malone discussed the impact of the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual worlds, what they call the 'Autonomous Revolution.' This virtual event was sponsored by the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. 7:00 AM EDTApprox. 1 hr.Bob Woodward, "Rage"Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discussed President Trump's national and foreign ... Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward discussed President Trump's national and foreign policy decisions. This virtual event was sponsored by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.